The National Prosecuting Authority says there was a woman in the van with the two policemen who were killed near Kraaifontein in Cape Town last weekend. Spokesperson Eric Ntabazalila says she was shot in the head and is being treated in hospital. 45-year-old Sergeant Mnakwazo Mdoko and 28-year-old Constable Mninawa[…]
The backlog in DNA samples at the National Forensic Science Laboratories (NFSL) now stands at 117,736, prompting a call for police to consider partnerships with private laboratories in SA. DA MP Andrew Whitfield said on Sunday that the party had written to national police commissioner Gen Kehla Sitole to request[…]
Investigations by IPID (independent Police Investigative Directorate) has led to the arrest of five police officers at Vredenburg on the Cape West Coast on murder charges. The officers allegedly assaulted, Jason Heyns, last month during an arrest. IPID spokesperson, Ndelika Cola, says the officer took Heyns to the Vredenburg Hospital[…]
South Africa Women Fight Back has roped in police stations in key cities in South Africa, during the launch of its campaign in commemoration of the global 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence (GBV) which runs from 25 November to 10 December. Founder Bronwyn Litkey spoke to VOC’s Breakfast[…]
Bangladeshi police has launched an all-female unit to tackle a rise in online abuse and harassment targeting women, the country’s police chief said, as authorities seek to address growing public concern about gender-based violence. Police hope the unit will encourage more women to come forward to report digital abuse, including[…]
Cyclists from the Cape Town Giants Cycling Club are devastated after one of their members died when he was knocked by a drunken driver on the West Coast road this morning. Nathier Roberts, 38 years old, passed away on the scene, while another cyclist was injured with minor fractures and[…]
The Western Cape Police Ombudsman, Johan Brand, has resigned from his position after two years at the helm to pursue other career opportunities. Brand, who succeeded former National Prosecutions Authority Director of Public Prosecutions, Vusi Pikoli, has been described as diligent and thorough in his work. Among the high-profile investigations[…]
The City of Cape Town has called on members of the public to report possible incidents of extortion on its newly launched hotline. This come after seven people were shot and killed in Gugulethu over suspected gang activity. Mayoral Committee member for Safety and Security JP Smith says callers will[…]
The Western Cape’s head of Community Safety Albert Fritz has raised concerns with provisions of the South African Police Service (SAPS) Amendment Bill – specifically around neighbourhood watches and changes to the police service. Fritz said that the bill wants to integrate law enforcement officers into a municipal police service,[…]
The South African Police Service (SAPS) is offering a R100 000 reward for information that could help apprehend the suspects involved in the murder of police sergeant Donavon Prins. Prins (34) was killed while on duty in Lavender Hill in June 2019. He and a fellow officer were pursuing suspects in[…]
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